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  • Tuesday, May 01, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    Vermont Pavilion + State House

    Workers' Rights Day


    This is it folks--the final mobilization! Haven't yet showed up for the economic justice issues in our communities? Come build the collective power of Vermonters by packing the VT Statehouse with our lifted up, unified, voice!

    Coming? Register here! https://goo.gl/forms/mivJnBaZoA8zXyBj1

    We all know it's far past the time to raise the wage to $15 AND create a paid family and medical leave program here in Vermont.

    So, what can YOU do to make it happen?

    Join the Vermont Raise the Wage Coalition a May Day celebration of economic justice, worker's rights, and holding our governor accountable to the people of Vermont on May 1st!

    Come pack the Statehouse with working Vermonters who want to end poverty wages, improve family life, and see their interests represented by their elected officials. Expect a full day of lobbying, a press conference, and workshops on a variety of topics concerning the state budget and human rights.

    AGENDA:


    10 AM: Registration and Refreshments at Vermont Pavilion
    10:30: Citizen Lobbying 101 Training and S.40 Q+A Session with RAD staff
    11:15 Begin transition into Statehouse
    11:30 AM: Petition Drop in Governor’s Ceremonial Office
    12 PM: Lobby Lunch - Cafeteria Meetings
    1 PM: Press Conference (1:15 maybe)
    2 PM: Workers' Rights are Human Rights: Panels and Discussion
    3:45 PM: Closing Remarks
    4:30 PM: Human Rights Council Rally on Statehouse Lawn

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    Don't forget to register! https://goo.gl/forms/mivJnBaZoA8zXyBj1

    Can't make it to the whole thing? Join for what you can. There will be a May Day rally immediately following afternoon workshops hosted by the Human Rights Council of Vermont on the Lawn.

    (See that event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/204872213433176/)

     

     

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